skip to content

Welcome to Marathon, Ontario

Marathon, Ontario

Built on Paper ... Laced with Gold

Marathon is unique in many respects. Being an economic hub on the north shore of Lake Superior located midway between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, Marathon is surrounded by boreal forest and rich mineral deposits. Marathon's population is 3,330 with a median age of 42.6%, Marathon vibrates with growth and activity.  Discover Marathon!

 Frozen Water Line Policy (WO0034)

Attention Residents of Marathon

The Town of Marathon Frozen Water Line Policy WO0034 was revised at the Regular Council Meeting held on January 26, 2015.  For more information on the changes to the Policy and to download a copy of the Policy, visit the Announcement Page by clicking here

The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB) Ontario Renovates

Ontario Renovates is a Home Renovation Assistance program for Low to Moderate Income Homeowners.  For more information, including the application form and frequently asked questions, visit the Thunder Bay DSSAB website

Living Here

Playing Here

Working Here

children playing at Pebble Beach

group putting in front of clubhouse parking lot in front of Service Ontario building

Marathon's quality of life is second to none. Its modern telecommunications infrastructure, excellent health and social services, retail shopping, abounding recreation opportunities, and its friendly people, make Marathon a genuinely unique community. Marathon is truly a great place to live, work and play.

Read more about living in Marathon. 

When visiting Marathon, the great outdoors and surrounding wilderness await the enthusiast. In addition to the traditional pastimes of hunting and fishing, there are opportunities for canoeing / kayaking, hiking, golf, cross country skiing,  snowmobiling, wildlife, camping and much, much more.

Read more about playing in Marathon.

Marathon's Economic Development Corporation is responsible for assisting businesses to locate, relocate or expand operations in or around Marathon. Local and prospective firms can take advantage of our resources to source the information necessary to succeed in today's competitive global economy.

Read more about working in Marathon.


What is your favourite summer time activity
Day at Beach/Park
View Results